ORGANISATION

Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) aims to promote and protect the right to housing for everyone. It does this through a varied work programme which includes:
  • housing rights training;
  • research and publications;
  • monitoring, preventing and documenting forced evictions;
  • fact-finding missions;
  • active participation and advocacy within the United Nations and regional Human Rights bodies and activities in the South

COHRE's work covers four thematic areas:

  • women & housing rights and housing;
  • property restitution;
  • litigation and
  • water rights

The website links to a range of accessible documents covering legal standards pertaining to housing rights and forced evictions, forced eviction surveys, fact-finding mission reports as well as Housing Rights Bulletins.

Latest documents from Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions